Providing students with opportunities to engage with our international community.
The Oxford Society for International Development (OxSID) is a young, fast-growing student-run society founded in 2017.
We aim to promote and facilitate discussion of the challenges and advances within the field of International Development amongst students at the University of Oxford. Previous speakers include members of NGOs such as Reporters without Borders, board members from leading UK think tanks, senior officials from the UN in New York, a co-founder of Extinction Rebellion and the Permanent Secretary of the UK’s Department for International Development.
Jean Bosco Iyacu: Development Finance—What Does Its Trajectory in Rwanda Indicate for the Future Ahead?
We are currently residing in an era wherein the critique of humanitarianism has become incredibly topical. Whether it be criticisms levied towards foreign aid, or humanitarian missions within the African … Continue reading Jean Bosco Iyacu: Development Finance—What Does Its Trajectory in Rwanda Indicate for the Future Ahead?
Thinking about a career in international development? There are loads of different areas and sectors that fall under the umbrella of international development, and many different career path possibilities! Here’s … Continue reading 2021 Guide to Careers in International Development
2020 stands out as a year of staggering political turbulence in the United States. With over 340,000 deaths from COVID-19 in 2020 alone, widespread Black Lives Matter protests and a … Continue reading Redlining: Structural Racism and Climate Injustice in the U.S.